Five For Friday: New Edition of The Catalyst and 2017 Fall Engage Tickets

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[image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] Five for Friday A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center July 28, 2017 Explore More BUY ENGAGE TICKETS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir READ THE CATALYST <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir UPCOMING EVENTS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir To Ignore Africa Is To Ignore 2050 The summer edition of The Catalyst: A Journal of Ideas from the Bush Institute addresses tomorrow's Africa, examining the forces transforming the continent and the realities that stand in Africa's way. The list of contributors includes leaders and innovators from across the continent, such as Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , First Lady of Namibia Madame Monica Geingos , and ONE’s Nachilala Nkombo. The issue also features interviews with three people who have made a marked impact on the continent: President and Mrs. Bush and Bob Geldof , organizer of the Live Aid concerts that have benefited Africa. And contributors include authors with expertise on issues in Africa, including The Economist’s Africa Editor Jonathan Rosenthal and the Bush Institute's Holly Kuzmich , Natalie Gonnella-Platts , Brittney Bain , and Crystal Cazier. Read the "Africa Tomorrow" edition <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir In Focus Tickets Still AVAILABLE | Engage Fall Programing at the Bush Center A limited number of tickets remain available for The Art of Painting: A Conversation with President Bush's Art Instructors. President Bush will offer introductory remarks before turning the program over to the three instructors he’s worked with: Gail Norfleet, Jim Woodson and Sedrick Huckaby. Don’t miss what is sure to be an entertaining behind-the-scenes look at the President's training, dedication and development as an artist. Meredith Land of NBC 5 will moderate. Overflow seats in the Bush Center Hall of State are on sale at a discounted price for Democracy & Freedom: A Conversation with Dr. Condoleezza Rice (moderated by Dana Perino ). Sisters First: A Conversation with Barbara Bush & Jenna Bush Hager on Nov. 5 is sold out, but those interested are encouraged to join the waiting list in the event additional seats are made available. Buy tickets [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir REad | Bush Institute Awards Scholarships to North Korean Escapees This week, the Bush Institute announced the first eight recipients of the North Korea Freedom Scholarship <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir designed to help North Korean escapees pursue higher education and build productive, prosperous lives as new Americans. Read the story of one recipient’s escape from North Korea and her dreams and ambitions for her new life in the United States. Read more [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Discover | Democracy in Poland Prevails Last week, the Polish Senate approved the elimination of judicial independence and agreed to give sweeping judicial power to the acting president. In a surprising turn of events, Poland’s president vetoed these bills. In a span of a few days, Poland witnessed a reaffirmation of the value of peaceful protest and international support for democratic structures. Learn more [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir New | Summer brunch at the Bush Center is a can’t miss Don’t miss brunch this summer at Café 43 served on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Try new menu items including the savory Beef Brisket Hash and Banana, Peach, and Pecan Bread French Toast. Make your reservation today [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205 T. 214-200-4300 | E. xxx [image: Twitter] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Instagram] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Facebook] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Flickr] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: YouTube] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Email Preferences <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Privacy Policy <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Give Today <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir

Five for Friday

A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center

July 28, 2017

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THE CATALYST
 
 
 

To Ignore Africa Is To Ignore 2050

The summer edition of The Catalyst: A Journal of Ideas from the Bush Institute addresses tomorrow's Africa, examining the forces transforming the continent and the realities that stand in Africa's way. The list of contributors includes leaders and innovators from across the continent, such as Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, First Lady of Namibia Madame Monica Geingos, and ONE’s Nachilala Nkombo.

The issue also features interviews with three people who have made a marked impact on the continent: President and Mrs. Bush and Bob Geldof, organizer of the Live Aid concerts that have benefited Africa. And contributors include authors with expertise on issues in Africa, including The Economist’s Africa Editor Jonathan Rosenthal and the Bush Institute's Holly Kuzmich, Natalie Gonnella-Platts, Brittney Bain, and Crystal Cazier.

 

In Focus

Tickets Still AVAILABLE | Engage Fall Programing at the Bush Center

A limited number of tickets remain available for The Art of Painting: A Conversation with President Bush's Art Instructors. President Bush will offer introductory remarks before turning the program over to the three instructors he’s worked with: Gail Norfleet, Jim Woodson and Sedrick Huckaby. Don’t miss what is sure to be an entertaining behind-the-scenes look at the President's training, dedication and development as an artist. Meredith Land of NBC 5 will moderate. Overflow seats in the Bush Center Hall of State are on sale at a discounted price for Democracy & Freedom: A Conversation with Dr. Condoleezza Rice (moderated by Dana Perino). Sisters First: A Conversation with Barbara Bush & Jenna Bush Hager on Nov. 5 is sold out, but those interested are encouraged to join the waiting list in the event additional seats are made available.

REad | Bush Institute Awards Scholarships to North Korean Escapees

This week, the Bush Institute , designed to help North Korean escapees pursue higher education and build productive, prosperous lives as new Americans. Read the story of one recipient’s escape from North Korea and her dreams and ambitions for her new life in the United States.

Discover | Democracy in Poland Prevails

Last week, the Polish Senate approved the elimination of judicial independence and agreed to give sweeping judicial power to the acting president. In a surprising turn of events, Poland’s president vetoed these bills. In a span of a few days, Poland witnessed a reaffirmation of the value of peaceful protest and international support for democratic structures.

New | Summer brunch at the Bush Center is a can’t miss

Don’t miss brunch this summer at Café 43 served on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Try new menu items including the savory Beef Brisket Hash and Banana, Peach, and Pecan Bread French Toast.

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